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COVID-19 PANDEMIC & HOMES4WILTSHIRE

Please note that relatively few homes are being advertised than prior to the coronavirus pandemic

If you have an urgent housing need, please call us on 0300 456 0104.  Please DO NOT visit the council's offices to discuss a housing application, supply documents, bid or pursue any other housing matter until further notice

We are receiving higher than normal volumes of online housing applications.  If you are sending supporting information, please email photos or scans of documents to homes4wiltshire@wiltshire.gov.uk or mail photocopies with your log in reference to Homes4Wiltshire, Wiltshire Council, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN.  Please allow 3-4 weeks for housing needs assessments to be performed

If you need help in the coronavirus pandemic, and live in the Wiltshire Council area, please see the Wiltshire Council website here

Welcome to Wiltshire

Homes4Wiltshire is the place to find affordable housing in the Wiltshire Council area, plus information on other housing options available. It is a Choice Based Lettings scheme for people in housing need seeking alternative accommodation.  Choice Based Lettings (CBL) schemes like Homes4Wiltshire operate by means of ‘bids’ or expressions of interest in advertised homes from customers in housing need. Homes4Wiltshire is a partnership between Wiltshire Council and about 30 Registered Providers (housing associations) providing affordable homes in Wiltshire Council’s area.

We have approximately 3,000 households on the Homes4Wiltshire register and more than 2,000 new applications each year, with about 1750 properties being advertised each year.  If you are thinking about applying for re-housing, you can speak to us on 0300 456 0104.

In light of the pandemic, 2020 is turning out to be a difficult year financially for many people.  If you are struggling financially, there is help for working age peoplehelp for state pension age peoplehelp for self-employed peoplehelp for the sickhelp with housing costs for working age peoplehelp with housing costs for pension age people and people in supported housing and help with the Council Tax.  For more information about your entitlement to help, please see the Gov.uk benefits calculators.  If you need help with managing money in these difficult times, please see our money management page.

If you are an EU, EEA or a Swiss national, you and your family may need to consider applying to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. For further information, and to apply, please click here.

To learn more about how Homes4Wiltshire works, please click About Homes4Wiltshire above.  For independent housing advice please see the links to Shelter and the Citizens Advice websites.

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Advertising dates 10

Current cycle

9 Jul, until 13 Jul

Next cycle

Starts 16 Jul, until 20 Jul
No one should feel unsafe in their own home
A new local Domestic Abuse out of hours helpline will go live with effect from Friday 8th May.  This is a joint initiative with Swindon Women’s Aid which will run initially for a three month period.  This provision will cover evenings/ weekends and bank holidays from 5pm – 9am.  01225...
Published: Monday 11 May 2020

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